Tools & Tips to Growth Hack 101

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Growth Hacker Intern

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Tools & Tips to Growth Hack 101

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Tools to improve your Growth Hack skills

Do you find yourself doing tasks that could be done easier, faster, or even automated? I certainly do. My mind often wonders about the thought of automated work during work, sparing me loads of time. That is why we asked Naut Scholtens, a trainee at Sprints & Sneaker and master in using tools, about his top 5 tools to improve growth hacking skills. 

These 5 useful tools can help you spare time, money, and work! Only basic knowledge is needed, all growth hacking tools mentioned have a step-by-step guide to help you along the way.

Before we start, tell us how you found all these different tools

I follow various accounts on social media, such as TikTok and Instagram, these accounts often share tips and handy tools. In addition, I am subscribed to emails from Frankwatching and read growth-tribe blogs on the daily basis. 

What do the readers need to know before starting to use these tools?

There are many different tools available. Some are quite basic and easy-to-use, those don’t need you to have background knowledge. Other tools are harder to use and it is recommended to have some knowledge on the subject.

However, all growth hacking tools listed offer a step-by-step guide that you can use anytime. And if you find any complications, don’t hesitate to contact Naut.

What do readers need to remember when using the tools?

Don’t doubt yourself and if you think the job can be done easier, it is probably true. In that case, check if there is a tool for your question or problem, it’s possible you are not the first one thinking about it. 

So, let's get started!

There are many tools which are very helpful, but these tools really stand out and are quite easy to use. 

1. PhantomBuster

PhantomBuster is a website that can help you with scraping data from specific websites. This tool also allows you to automate any action you can do on the web, and much more.

PhantomBuster can extract data from LinkedIn, Sales Navigator, Instagram, Google, and many more sites. 

You can easily sign up for an account on the website. After that, you get an hour of work for free. When PanthomBuster is scraping for you the time will be deducted from the clock. When it’s paused or stopped, no more time is taken.

The tool can be used easily and everything works step-by-step. Growth hacking never looked easier.

2. Webscraper.io

Webscraper is an extension for Google Chrome and Firefox add-on and can be used for multiple purposes. 

The tool allows you to scrape any data from dynamic websites. The goal is to make data extraction as easy and accessible as possible. No coding is necessary. This tool is a lifesaver when it comes to growth hacking, it saves time and many headaches.

In the beginning, the tool may seem difficult. But it gives you a step-by-step guide and videos to help you use it correctly. After this, it’s child’s play.                   

3. Colorzilla

Colorzilla is a tool that can be installed as a Google Chrome extension or a Firefox add-on.

When using the extension you can do a color reading from anywhere in your browser. You can quickly adjust the color and paste it into another program! Easy and handy. Analyze pagesand see the used color palettes.

4. WhatFont

WhatFont is a Google Chrome extension that can find any font used on websites. 

WhatFont is easy to use. By just hovering on the text you can see what font has been used. It can also detect what service has been used like Google Font API and Typekit.

5. Adsets.xyz

Last but not least, Adsets.xyz. The website where you can see various ads that perform well on different websites, including Facebook and Instagram!

You can easily browse through various industries, read captions and see the visuals used. This way you can compare ads and look at what works best!

To conclude...

To conclude, there are many tools that you can use during work. These are only the tip of the iceberg. Here is a short overview of the tools and where you can use them for.

PhantomBuster

The tool that helps you extract many sorts of data from the web and can automate any actions that need to be done on the Internet with ease.

Webscraper.io

The tool that extracts scrapable dynamic content from sites without hassle using automation or manual labor like copy/paste!

Colorzilla

A tool that allows users to look up colors on various websites simply through clicks instead of hunting down their respective font names everywhere across cyberspace (and wasting precious brain power doing useless things).

WhatFont

The tool that enables anyone at any time to determine which fonts are used throughout different pages.

Adsets.xyz

The website that allows you to look at various ads that perform well on Facebook and Instagram.

Would you like more tips and tools to use during work? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

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